Fifth Street Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Fifth Street Capital’s most common sectors for investment are healthcare services (18%) and business services (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and secondary buyout (29%). In total, Fifth Street Capital has invested in 27 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Ikaria for $1.6B.

In the last 3 years, Fifth Street Capital has exited 11 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%). Fifth Street Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Ikaria for $2.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity123
    • M&A Buy Activity74
    • M&A Sell Activity49
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 79

Fifth Street Capital LLC

777 West Putnam Avenue 3rd Floor,
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
United States
(203) 681 3600
www.fifthstreetfinance.com
nmudloff@peppercom.com

Fifth Street Capital is a public investment firm focused on providing mezzanine financing to support expansions, acquisitions, recapitalizations, and management buyouts of middle-market US based companies. Fifth Street looks to invest between $5 and $50 million per transaction. Sectors of interest include consumer products, healthcare services, manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, food services, business services, restaurants, speciality retail, logistics, and value added distribution. Fifth Street Capital is based in White Plains, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Plastics, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 50
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 74 - - - - - 74
vol $3.1B $3.1B
Sell (4.0/yr) # 29 7 2 7 4 - 49
vol $5.1B $5.1B
  123

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ProSites, Inc. 2019-10-29 - Secondary Buyout
Temecula, California · www.prosites.com
CPS Group Holdings, Inc. 2019-03-27 - Secondary Buyout
Memphis, Tennessee · www.cpspharm.com
Fitness Connection 2019-02-04 - Secondary Buyout
McLean, Virginia · www.fitnessconnectionusa.com.
HealthDrive Corp. 2019-01-03 - Secondary Buyout
Wellesley, Massachusetts · www.healthdrive.com
InMotion Entertainment Group LLC 2018-10-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Florida · www.inmotionstores.com
OnCourse Learning Corp. 2018-09-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Waukesha, Wisconsin · www.oncourselearning.com
Discovery Practice Management, Inc. 2018-06-15 - Merger
Los Alamitos, California · www.centerfordiscovery.com
Traffic Solutions Corp. 2018-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
Newport Beach, California · www.trafficcontrolandsafety.com
Teaching Strategies LLC 2018-05-15 - Secondary Buyout
Bethesda, Maryland · www.teachingstrategies.com
U.S. Retirement & Benefits Partners, Inc. 2018-04-02 - Secondary Buyout
Iselin, New Jersey · www.usrbpartners.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Norton Health Care 2020-06-23 13
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Norton, Massachusetts · www.opiatecare.com
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Narcotic Addiction Treatment Agency 2020-06-19 12
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Sun Valley, California · www.nataclinic.com
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Middlesex Recovery, P.C. 2020-06-19 11
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Woburn, Massachusetts · www.middlesexrecovery.com
Specialty Bakers LLC 2010-09-01 Specialty Bakers LLC - Baking Plant 2020-05-18 1
Marysville, Pennsylvania · www.specialtybakers.com Smyrna, Georgia
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Recovery Services of New Mexico LLC 2019-04-29 10
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.recoverynewmexico.com
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Metamorphosis 2018-11-14 9
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Salt Lake City, Utah
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 SpecialCare Hospital Management Corp. 2018-11-02 8
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Saint Charles, Missouri · www.specialcarecorp.com
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Tri-City Institute 2018-09-28 7
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Los Angeles, California · www.tricityinstitute.com
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Counseling Solutions of Chatsworth LLC 2018-08-31 6
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Chatsworth, Georgia · www.counselingsolutions.clinic
BayMark Health Services 2015-10-15 Canadian Addiction Treatment Centers 2018-03-05 5
Lewisville, Texas · www.baymark.com Markham, Ontario · www.canatc.ca

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 4 (19%) - 13 (18%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 5 (7%) 400M (13%)
Business Services 3 (14%) - 5 (7%) -
Information Technology 1 (5%) - 4 (5%) 628M (20%)
Consumer Products 1 (5%) - 4 (5%) 135M (4%)
Education 2 (10%) - 4 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
Food 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Manufacturing 2 (10%) - 3 (4%) -
Retail 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Building Materials 2 (10%) 19M (100%) 2 (3%) 19M (1%)
Insurance 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Marketing - - 2 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 2 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (3%) -
Transportation - - 2 (3%) -
Life Science - - 1 (1%) 1.6B (51%)
Automotive - - 1 (1%) 360M (11%)
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (1%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Financial Services 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (1%) -
Machinery - - 1 (1%) -
Media - - 1 (1%) -
Software - - 1 (1%) -
Staffing - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Total 21 $19M 74 $3.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 21 (100%) 19M (100%) 73 (99%) 3.1B (100%)
  Texas 3 (14%) - 9 (12%) 628M (20%)
  California 1 (5%) - 6 (8%) -
  Pennsylvania 3 (14%) - 5 (7%) 400M (13%)
  Georgia 1 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
  Florida 1 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
  Maryland - - 4 (5%) -
  New Jersey 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) 1.6B (51%)
  Missouri 1 (5%) 19M (100%) 3 (4%) 19M (1%)
  New York 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
  Connecticut - - 3 (4%) 135M (4%)
  Illinois - - 3 (4%) -
  Virginia - - 3 (4%) -
  Indiana 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) 360M (11%)
  North Carolina 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (3%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Utah - - 1 (1%) -
Canada - - 1 (1%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (1%) -
Total 21 $19M 74 $3.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (29%) - 28 (38%) 1.6B (51%)
Secondary Buyout 5 (24%) 19M (100%) 21 (28%) 1.2B (38%)
Recapitalization 3 (14%) - 9 (12%) -
Growth Capital 3 (14%) - 7 (9%) -
Divestiture 2 (10%) - 4 (5%) 360M (11%)
Consolidation 2 (10%) - 4 (5%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total 21 $19M 74 $3.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 20 (41%) 1.1B (21%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (22%) 3.9B (76%)
Trade Sale 10 (20%) 133M (3%)
Bankruptcy 3 (6%) -
Merger 3 (6%) -
Unknown 2 (4%) -
Total 49 $5.1B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.6B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
< $100M 1 $19M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest Ikaria, Inc.
$1.6B (2013-12-24)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.4B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.5B
< $100M 3 $268M
TOTAL $5.1B
Largest Ikaria, Inc.
$2.3B (2015-04-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
91%
29 91%
Strategic(s)
9%
3 9%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
52%
26 52%
Strategic(s)
48%
24 48%

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